RMT’s use effective assessment and treatment skills from their background in clinical and health sciences. Their education enables therapists to develop safe and appropriate rehabilitation and/or self care programs.
Some Conditions Treated with Massage Therapy:
- Ligament sprains
- Muscle strains/sprains/spasms
- Stress reduction
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Disc herniations
- Postural imbalances
- Asthma symptoms
- Pregnancy pre/post –partum
- Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
In the province of British Columbia, therapists are required to have 3000 hours of education from an accredited school in order to challenge the provincial board exams. These requirements are governed by the College of Massage Therapists of B.C. To maintain in good standing with the College, RMT’s must participate in post- graduate courses. This education enables therapists to develop safe and appropriate rehabilitation and/or self care programs.